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Main Research Focus Areas of the Faculty

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The Faculty of Medicine focuses its activities on scientific topics that deal with problems of great social relevance.

Criteria are defined to ensure the quality of the research focus:

  • International visibility
  • Third-party funding in the sense of DFG Coordinated Programmes, e.g. Collaborative Research Centres (SFBs), Research Units (FOR) or Clinical Research Units (KFOs)
  • an interdisciplinary approach
  • Promotional concepts of junior research

Based on these criteria, the Faculty of Medicine currently has three established three Research Focus Areas:

Detailed Information on the major Research Areas

Health & Health Services Section